M.Div.

 

The Master of Divinity Curriculum

 

Overseas Theological Seminary follows the semester system.

Required courses: 78 credit units

Elective courses: 18 credit units

Total: 96 credit units

 

General Courses

GC 111 Theological Research Methods      1 unit

 

Biblical Studies

BS 201 Hermeneutics      2 units

BS 212 The Pentateuch      3 units

BS 213 Historical Books      3 units

BS 215 Major Prophets      3 units

BS 216 Minor Prophets      2 units

BS 219 Wisdom Literature      3 units

BS 222 Life of Christ      2 units

BS 223 Luke–Acts      3 units

BS 224 The Epistle to the Romans      2 units

BS 225 Pauline Epistles I      2 units

BS 226 Pauline Epistles II      2 units

BS 227 General Epistles      2 units

BS 228 The Book of Revelation      2 units

 

Biblical Languages

BL 301 Greek I      2 units

BL 302 Greek II      2 units

BL 303 Greek III      2 units

BL 304 Greek IV      2 units

BL 311 Hebrew I      3 units

BL 312 Hebrew II      3 units

 

Theological Studies & Church History

TS 411 Systematic Theology I      3 units

TS 412 Systematic Theology II      3 units

TS 413 Systematic Theology III      3 units

TS 422 Christian Apologetics      2 units

CH 601 Church History      3 units

 

Practical Theology

PT 501 Spiritual Formation      2 units

PT 511 Homiletics I      2 units

PT 512 Homiletics II      2 units

PT 521 Pastoral Ministry      2 units

PT 531 Counseling      3 units

CE 701 Christian Education      2 units

CE 702 Teaching Process      2 units

ME 801 Introduction to Missiology      2 units

PT 581 Field Education (1 year)      0 units

PT 591 Homiletics Practicum I      1 unit

PT 592 Homiletics Practicum II      1 unit

 

Elective Courses

Recent offerings of elective courses include:

 

BS 231 New Testament Archaeology      2 units

BS 232 Old Testament Archaeology      2 units

BS 285 The Epistle to the Hebrews      2 units

PT 541 Church Growth      2 units

PT 554 Piano      1 unit

PT 555 Music Theory      1 unit

PT 553 Vocal Music      1 unit

BS 265 Isaiah      2 units

BS 271 1st & 2nd Corinthians      2 units

BS 284 The Gospel of John      2 units

BS 253 Leviticus      2 units

PT 502 Prayers in the Bible      2 units

 

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